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Andrea Pirlo Announces His Retirement From Professional Football Andrea Pirlo Announces His Retirement From Professional Football
- October 08, 2017

In an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, he said : "You realise yourself that the time has come". You have a problem with the physical condition every day, you can't train the way you want because you have some problems. Pirlo, who has also played for Inter Milan and AC Milan as well as winning the 2006 World Cup with Italy , will be out of contract in December. On top of that, Pirlo racked up an astonishing 116 caps for Italy , scoring 13 times for the Azzurri. (more...)
Answers, Arizona backup QB Tate prove elusive for CU Answers, Arizona backup QB Tate prove elusive for CU
- October 08, 2017

After Dawkins was knocked out of the game on the first series, however, Tate took over and shredded the Buffs. And, sometimes, the backup is Khalil Tate . "Offense did a great job blocking", he said. He was looked at by the trainer as Tate jogged into the game. The sophomore from California entered the game early in the first quarter when starter Brandon Dawkins went down with an injury. (more...)
Aussies batting in first T20I Aussies batting in first T20I
- October 08, 2017

Australia have endured a highly forgettable tour of India of losing the ODI series 1-4. So, through the winning, in three matches T20I series, Men in Blue has taken the lead by 1 - 0. But Finchy and Davey Warner are probably two of the better T20 opening batsman in the world so I'd expect they would probably open. Australia's success in the series will also depend on their pace bowling department comprising of the likes of Patrick Cummins, Behrendorff, Kane Richardson and Nathan ... (more...)
WBSS Results: Chris Eubank Jr Easily Defeats Avni Yildrim WBSS Results: Chris Eubank Jr Easily Defeats Avni Yildrim
- October 08, 2017

Betfair's Katie Baylis revealed that in the outright betting markets: "It has all been about Chris Eubank Jr , at 11/4, over 50% of bets in the outright market have been on the fighter with the famous family name". It is 23 years since Eubank Snr secured one of his finest wins to defend his WBO super-middleweight title against the then-undefeated Graciano Rocchigiani in Berlin. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger sees long-term target Benzema as Alexis replacement Arsenal boss Wenger sees long-term target Benzema as Alexis replacement
- October 08, 2017

According to The Mirror , Martial is his main target. Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have also been linked with moves to United , and it has been suggested one, or both players, could be used as bargaining chips to get Martial at the Emirates for next season. (more...)
Hamilton secures pole position for Japanese GP Hamilton secures pole position for Japanese GP
- October 08, 2017

The Briton, who leads Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel by 34 points with five races left, steered his Mercedes to a track record of 1min 27.319sec with team-mate Valtteri Bottas second fastest. The Briton leads the world championship by 34 points after he eked everything out of his auto to seal second place in Malaysia last weekend despite both Ferrari and Red Bull being faster around Sepang. (more...)
Day of protest as Catalans take to streets over police violence Day of protest as Catalans take to streets over police violence
- October 08, 2017

But Cataluña's President Carles Puigdemont, speaking in a BBC interview shortly before the king's speech, said his government would declare independence "at the end of this week or the beginning of next". "I was just a child but I still remember". He said, "This situation does not exist so far". Most other euro zone bond yields edged higher 1-2 bps on the day as strong USA data reinforced expectations of another interest rate rise this year by the Federal Reserve. (more...)
Las Vegas Police: 'No Evidence' of Political or 'Radical Ideologies' Motivating Shooter Las Vegas Police: 'No Evidence' of Political or 'Radical Ideologies' Motivating Shooter
- October 08, 2017

Investigators are also trying to determine the meaning of a series of numbers found on a piece of paper left in the shooter's room. In her first public statement since the Las Vegas massacre on Sunday night, Marilou Danley , 62, on Wednesday said Paddock, a retired 64-year-old accountant, had sent her on a trip to the Philippines and wired her money there but she was unaware of any attack , reports The New York Times . (more...)
McLaughlin takes record-breaking Bathurst pole McLaughlin takes record-breaking Bathurst pole
- October 08, 2017

Surprisingly it prompted the first and to date only safety auto of the enduro despite horror conditions. However, no one was making any bold predictions as drivers slipped and slided their way around the unforgiving mountain nearly 30 seconds slower a lap than usual due to the relentless rain. (more...)
FIRST REPORT: Purdue Tops Minnesota 31-17 FIRST REPORT: Purdue Tops Minnesota 31-17
- October 08, 2017

Four plays after D.J. Knox's 44-yard kickoff return, Jones faked out a defender on a run around the right side, cut inside and jogged in for the go-ahead score. Dellinger's 19-yard field goal, capping a 10-play 78-yard drive. That kept Purdue in the game, and eventually the Boilermakers took advantage. In the first half, the Gophers scored 14 points off of the first two Boilermakers interceptions, but Minnesota couldn't covert any points off two ensuing Purdue fumbles. (more...)
LEADING OFF: Astros, Indians seek sweeps; HR-happy playoffs
- October 08, 2017

The focus now is on the respective division series in each league. Thursday afternoon's Game 1 matchup features hired guns Chris Sale for the Red Sox against Justin Verlander for the Astros . Prediction: Houston defeats Boston 3-1. "That's how you know you have a good team , when you don't have the need for a bunch of meetings". Even though Boston's rotation is deeper, their offense will not be able to match Houston's . (more...)
Slavin sends Hurricanes to shootout win over Wild Slavin sends Hurricanes to shootout win over Wild
- October 08, 2017

The referees in the game did take a look at the goal after the fact to see if Darling was interfered with in his crease. Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin scores the game-winning goal on Wild goalie Alex Stalock in the overtime shootout Saturday at PNC Arena. (more...)
Upset special: OR over Washington State Upset special: OR over Washington State
- October 08, 2017

Tavares Martin Jr . is the leading receiver with 32 receptions for 445 yards and seven touchdowns. "We're not going to sit around and feel sorry for ourselves". The Cougars are second only to the Ducks among Pac-12 teams in both categories. Washington State is second in the FBS in passing offense (414.0 ypg) and also among the top 20 in scoring (41.0 ppg, tied for 20th) and total offense (495.8 ypg, 19th). (more...)
Nigeria first African country to qualify for 2018 soccer World Cup Nigeria first African country to qualify for 2018 soccer World Cup
- October 08, 2017

Naby Keita had put a huge dent in their hopes with a 35th-minute strike, but Msakni levelled with the last kick of the first half, firing home a free-kick. Even though Tunisia is now leading group A with 10 points after three wins and one draw, Maaloul, who was appointed as the Tunisia national team manager in April, thinks that second-placed DR Congo can still compete against his team for the top position. (more...)
Badgers pull away in 38-17 win Badgers pull away in 38-17 win
- October 08, 2017

The Blackshirt defense held the Badgers to a field goal on their first offensive possession. Another 10-play drive, one that totaled 80 yards, ended with a 2-yard touchdown by Taylor, whose 249-yard, two-touchdown performance appears even more impressive when considering the state of the Badgers' offensive line. (more...)
UFC 216 Results: Mighty Mouse Makes History with Late Submission UFC 216 Results: Mighty Mouse Makes History with Late Submission
- October 08, 2017

UFC 216 takes place Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Mighty Mouse opened up with leg kicks early, and immediately his speed was on display. With 70 seconds left, Johnson got a takedown and went right into side control. With no hope for a win save a finish, Borg needed to fight desperate, but that proved awfully hard with Johnson controlling the action. (more...)
Hamlin earns pole playoff race at Charlotte Hamlin earns pole playoff race at Charlotte
- October 08, 2017

Along with fellow Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr . "So we've got the starting spot to do it". Hamlin will start alongside his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Matt Kenseth . It means the racing at Charlotte should be aggressive, which Ryan Blaney believes has been the case through the first three playoff races. "(It's) supposed to be "on-go" from the drop of the green flag", Blaney said. (more...)
Days after heart attack, Gene Stallings hopes to attend Alabama-Texas A&M Days after heart attack, Gene Stallings hopes to attend Alabama-Texas A&M
- October 08, 2017

With defensive lineman Da'Shawn Hand "very doubtful" to play due to what is likely an MCL sprain, Payne's already very important role along the defensive line will become even more crucial. He's facing a defense that leads the SEC with 20 sacks. Harris led all rushers with 124 yards, while A&M's leading rusher was Trayveon Williams (38 yards). (more...)
Fabricio Werdum Talks Fighting Derrick Lewis Instead of Mark Hunt
- October 08, 2017

Fabricio Werdum is one of the most accomplished heavyweight fighters of all time with wins over numerous greatest fighters of all time. Lewis would tell MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani that he was "unable to move", adding that " I'm feeling the same pain in my back that I felt before the Mark Hunt fight ". (more...)
Ovechkin gets second hat trick of season in first period Ovechkin gets second hat trick of season in first period
- October 08, 2017

It took 20 seconds for Ovechkin to continue his pace on Saturday, as his first goal of the game in Washington was off a beauty of a spin move to place the puck top corner past Carey Price . Ovechkin started his 2017-18 campaign by scoring a hat trick against the Senators on Thursday. The Capitals lead 4-0 at the first intermission. (more...)
Western Michigan beat Buffalo in Seven Overtimes Western Michigan beat Buffalo in Seven Overtimes
- October 08, 2017

Buffalo and Western Michigan went full MACtion on us, tying the FBS record for the most overtime periods in one game. College football overtime is a blast, but its rules don't encourage long games, so this nearly never happens. Following one of those scores Ernsberger's sister chose to run onto the field and give him a celebratory hug. Down 28-24 with less than five minutes left, quarterback Jon Wassink hit tight end Donnie Ernsberger on a 24-yard touchdown to take the lead. (more...)
Chelsea would shrug off Conte departure, says Nevin Chelsea would shrug off Conte departure, says Nevin
- October 08, 2017

But according to the Mirror in the past few days, no such clause exists in Conte's contract. Worse still, Alvaro Morata could be out for six to eight weeks after MRI scans revealed a grade two hamstring injury, suffered against the Citizens. (more...)
Miami Scores Touchdown with Six Seconds Remaining To Beat Florida State Miami Scores Touchdown with Six Seconds Remaining To Beat Florida State
- October 08, 2017

Howver, the punt return game cost FSU over 50 yards just by not catching two punts. In a game where the offense is struggling to put drives together, those yards can be critical. The Hurricanes discovered immediately that FSU was a whole different animal from what they faced in their three wins over Bethune-Cookman, Toledo and Duke - one with a defense that snarled and bit and put a smothering smackdown on Miami . (more...)
Florida pays tribute to Tom Petty during game against LSU Florida pays tribute to Tom Petty during game against LSU
- October 08, 2017

LSU appeared to take control of the game early in the second half with a touchdown drive to take a 17-3 lead. Etling 3-yard keep on third-and-3 gives the Tigers a first-and-goal at the Florida 7. Also, LSU held Florida to 2-of-8 on third downs, one week after Troy converted 12 times on third- and fourth-down plays. Especially on the offensive line. (more...)
'He (Kyle Hendricks) didn't miss a spot'
- October 08, 2017

The Nationals even the series with a 5-4 win. The Cubs will send left-hander Jon Lester to the mound, and while he was the ace of the staff during last year's championship run, he has been somewhat erratic this season . The bats have also really started to heat up. Strasburg didn't allow a hit until there were two outs in the sixth. Zack Godley ran into trouble in the fourth inning, allowing three runs on a pair of run-scoring singles by Corey Seager and Justin Turner and a ... (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'I will not choose my successor at Arsenal' Arsene Wenger: 'I will not choose my successor at Arsenal'
- October 08, 2017

Ancelotti was recently sacked by Bayern Munich following the club's 3-0 Champions League defeat to Paris Saint-Germain. Both Manchester clubs are represented with United's Jose Mourinho and City's Pep Guardiola , with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger and Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino also included. (more...)
New Zealand captain Adam Blair slams Jason Taumalolo New Zealand captain Adam Blair slams Jason Taumalolo
- October 08, 2017

Woolf has been Tonga's head coach since 2015, and said despite the controversy, numerous players have played for Tonga previously - like Taumalolo, who played three Tests for in 2013 before switching to the Kiwis in 2014. "Obviously this was something he was thinking about doing". "He's our best forward in the game in the NRL, he's of Tongan heritage, and I'm assuming they would have spoken to each other and made a decision amongst themselves to do what they did". (more...)
Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals Game 1 Start Time, Betting Odds
- October 08, 2017

Last night's game really fucking mattered for the Nationals . Washington Nationals manager has named Stephen Strasburg as their starter for Game 1 against the Cubs , which was not unexpected. "Every pitch you have to have your focus", Hendricks said. "He matured and felt more comfortable in the big leagues", Rizzo said. But they stood here Friday night in the nation's capital looking every bit the powerhouse they were previous year after winning Game 1 of the NLDS vs. (more...)
Davante Adams makes trip with Packers to Dallas Davante Adams makes trip with Packers to Dallas
- October 08, 2017

The hit was so brutal, in fact, that it landed Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan - the man who dished out the collision - with a two-game suspension . This marks the second-straight season that Adams was able to clear the concussion protocol without missing a game. "He can recover from those rapidly, apparently, because past year he came back and played a Thursday night game", Nelson said. (more...)
Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals Game 1 score, TV channel
- October 08, 2017

Last year Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs hit a home run in Game 1 of the National League Division Series to beat the San Francisco Giants 1-0 en route to the first World Series title for the Cubs since 1908. And he came through, sending a 96-mile per hour fastball that moved back over the plate into right field for a run-scoring single to break up Strasburg's no-hitter. (more...)